JSerra and Mater Dei, set to meet next week to start Trinity League play, will get an early meeting after advancing to Friday night's 6 p.m. final at JSerra for the Boras Classic Southern California Division championship.
Collin Quinn threw a two-hitter and struck out eight in JSerra's 5-0 semifinal win over Alemany. Mater Dei got two hits and two RBI from Grant Burton and Austin Reyes in an 8-4 semifinal win over Huntington Beach.
Palm Desert defeated Birmingham, 7-0. Niko Switalla had three hits in Chatsworth's 5-4 win over Granite Hills. Great Oak defeated San Clemente, 2-1. Brandon Stewart had three hits and Zack Noll made his season debut, throwing 2 1/3 innings to earn the save.
Boras Classic schedule for Friday: At JSerra, Chaminade vs. Damien, 9 a.m.; Great Oak vs. Aliso Niguel, noon; Alemany vs. Huntington Beach, 3 p.m.; Mater Dei vs. JSerra, 6 p.m. At Mater Dei: Palm Desert vs. Granite Hills, 9 a.m.; Long Beach Wilson vs. San Clemente, noon; Corona vs. Birmingham, 3 p.m.; Vista Murrieta vs. Chatsworth, 6 p.m.
In the South Coast League, Dana Hills defeated El Toro, 2-1. Hans Crouse threw a complete game, striking out the final two batters.
In the Big VIII League, Roosevelt defeated Corona Santiago, 6-1. Chris Moore had two hits and two RBI.
In the Righetti tournament, Calabasas defeated Merced, 9-1. Sammy Kaufman got the win and Greg Cromar and Grant Nechak each had two hits. Foothill defeated South Torrance, 9-0. Zac Vujnov threw the shutout. Austin Inkley had three hits. Jesse Hanckel threw a three-hitter with eight strikeouts in Village Christian's 3-0 win over Buena.
San Dimas improved to 17-0 with a 2-1 win over St. Laurence. Jonathan Longtin struck out nine in a complete game.
Brentwood defeated Viewpoint, 9-1. Jeremy Lebowitz threw five shutout innings and had two hits.
Loyola defeated West Ranch, 6-2. Matt McGeagh and Joe Fortin had two hits apiece.